Security Product & Design - Chief of Staff
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 24, 2023
Join the dynamic, high-growth Cisco Secure group. This role will
stretch you to new challenges, expose you to compelling work, and
provide a phenomenal opportunity for deeper business focused
opportunities. Work with outstanding people who have a strong
common sense of purpose.
What You'll Do
The Chief of Staff to Cisco's SVP of the Product Management - Cisco
Secure, is a key member of the organization's leadership team
working hand in hand with the SVP and the Product Leadership team
to help shape, guide and implement Cisco's Security strategy. You
will work daily Product Leadership to drive, key priorities for the
- Partnering with leaders to ensure alignment across the
organization on overall strategic goals, standards, OKRs, and
critical metrics for each planning cycle.
- Establishing success criteria and measurable outcomes to meet
- Leading roadmap planning, reviewing cadences, and enabling the
building of product strategies.
- Owning and leading the framework for developing and
communicating the product roadmap.
- Scaling product knowledge inside the company.
- Developing and optimizing product process to ensure that
product management is consistent and aligned.
- Identifying best-in-industry Product Management practices
including insights and analytics, exploration, experimentation,
outcome-based product planning and roadmaps, and 'Voice of the
- Leading cross-functional initiatives that set up the
organization for scale, agility and efficacious performance.
- Leading budgeting and finance for the Product org and its
leaders, in collaboration with Business Operations and
- Working closely with Executive Communications.
- Identifying, tracking and prioritizing metrics for the larger
Who You Are
You have a detailed grasp of the InfoSec industry, knowledge of the
major players, leading trends, and opportunities within the broader
security market. You've held roles in Product Management/Marketing,
strategy, or BizDev, demonstrating a track record of understanding
of product and growth strategies.
You are hard-working, highly motivated, organized, persistent, and
persuasive. You excel at developing positive relationships and can
influence broadly (up, down, and across). You can apply structure
to ambiguity and help drive toward measurable outcomes and results.
You have the courage to voice an alternative point of view when in
a room of executives. You are strategic and practical, can filter
data to get to the heart of an issue, and present it in an
- Bachelor's degree
- At least 15 years of experience in management, corporate
strategy, and/or strategy and planning
- At least 5 years of experience working in the information
- Validated experience having responsibility for the management
of enterprise budgets and organizational headcount
- Validated expertise in Product Management, Product Marketing,
or Business Development
- Validated, consistent record of building and nurturing
relationships at all levels within an organization, including
C-suite/ EVP/SVP level.
- Ability to drive consensus and influence outcomes
- Advanced degree preferred
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Why Cisco Secure
#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique. We bring our talents to
work as a team each day, helping power an inclusive future for all.
Get to know us!
We're global, we're adaptable, we're diverse, and our security
portfolio is as extensive as it is groundbreaking. Have you heard
of Threat, Detection & Response, Zero Trust by Duo, Common Services
Engineering, or Cloud & Network Security? Those are only a few of
our product teams! The only thing we're missing is YOU.
Join an enterprise security leader with a start-up culture,
committed to driving innovation and giving you the opportunity to
make an impact. We #InnovateToWin and we know we're better
together, which is why we're dedicated to inclusivity,
collaboration, and diversity in everything we do.
We're proud to be the Best Security Company in 2021 with the Best
Authentication Technology and the Best Small and Mid-Size
Enterprises Security Solution in 2022 by SC Media. Cisco Secure
continues to grow and evolve year after year with 100% of Fortune
100 Companies using our products, and we're excited to see the new
heights we'll reach with your passion for security, your customer
centricity, and your desire to change things up!
What else can you expect? An ongoing investment in your growth -
that's why we offer many employee resource groups (called Inclusive
Communities), mentorship programs, and hundreds of learning
resources to consistently level up your skills and explore your
interests. Because when you succeed, we succeed!
Join Cisco Secure - Be You, With Us! #CiscoSecureEng23
Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S.:
When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects
the projected hiring range for new hire salaries in U.S. locations.
For non-sales roles, the hiring ranges reflect base salary and do
not include bonuses, equity, or benefits. Hiring ranges for sales
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to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications or
training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range
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